Marietta (Ga.) -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection consists of an enlistment document declaring Curtis J. Hill's intent to enlist as a soldier in the army of the State of Georgia for a period of three years. The document is signed by the commanding officer of the 1st Georgia Regulars, Captain William J. Magill, and includes Hill's mark (in lieu of signature) and physical description.
Dates: 19 March 1861
Scope and Content This collection contains one letter dated June 8, 1864. It was written from James L. Bryant to his parents from his position outside Marietta, Georgia. He writes that the Federal Army does not yet have control of Marietta, but they expect to take the city before they continue marching towards Atlanta, Georgia. He describes talking with Confederate soldiers at the picket lines and explains their strange way of speaking by quoting their conversations briefly. He writes that the land in Georgia is...
Dates: 1864 June 8
Scope and Content This collection contains bound scrapbooks and club records such as awards, correspondence, and meeting minutes, detailing the civic and social activities of the Sope Creek Garden Club. Scrapbook materials consist of newspaper clippings, photographs, and flower show awards that illustrate the club's interests and projects. Of special note are scrapbook clippings and images of the Sope Creek historic covered bridge.
Dates: 1955-2012, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal correspondence and memorabilia of two families of two different time periods. The Waddells are the contributors of the Civil War period correspondence which demonstrate in great detail the conditions of the lives of those left at home and of the needs of the soldiers. These letters also demonstrate the role of an officer and the ability to have his wife follow his movements. The later correspondence and personal records were contributed by the Setze...
Dates: 1855-1966, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains various papers including tax receipts and bills for Cobb County, Fulton County, City of Austell, and City of Atlanta. Also included are correspondence, graduation, invitations, and programs documenting the activities of the Walraven family.
Dates: 1850-1954, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains an original land grant, indentures, and land warranty deeds. This collection also includes a will dated 1901.